EU initiates global shipyard approval process

The EU will not wait for the heavily delayed Hong Kong treaty, aimed at securing proper conditions at shipbreaking facilities worldwide, to come into force, and is now calling for shipyards from all over the world to send approval applications to Brussels.

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The EU Commission has presented the document that shipyards and shipbreaking facilities from all over the world must fill out and submit to the Brussels-based Commission if they want to secure EU approval for their shipbreaking going forward.

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